Mediterranean Mezze Buffet (Appetizers) Recipe

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This is a versatile vegetarian pick and choose appetizer buffet presentation that incorporates foods from several different Mediterranean countries.

Some of the items suggested are easily purchased from high-end grocery stores, or ethnic markets.

Serve a nice Pinot Grigio or other white wine with this appetizer buffet that need not be followed by dinner.

Pick 6-8 items to serve 12 persons, or it can easily be configured for a larger group.

If you wish to homemake any items, review the recipe links below.

Servings: 12 servings


Cost per serving $0.21 view details
  • 1 recipe Red Pepper Humuus (see link)
  • 1 cup pitted Kalamata olives or mixed pitted olives of choice
  • 1/4 lb. feta cheese in a block - Bulgarian or French preferred - topped by 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 recipe tabouleh (see link)
  • 1 recipe baba ganoush (see link)
  • 8 store purchased dolmades
  • 1 recipe Spanakopita (9see link)
  • 1 recipe veggie couscous (see link)
  • 1 cup bottled giardiniera
  • 1/2 cup bottled pepperoncini peppers
  • 1 recipe Horiatiki (see link)
  • 1 recipe Bread Dip and Vinaigrette (see link)
  • 1 recipe Tzaziki (see link)
  • Baklava or honey walnut yogurt dessert (see links)
  • 1 boule sourdough bread or loaf French bread
  • pita chips or pita bread and flavored crackers


  1. Serve items with various breads.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 34g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 42  
Calories from Fat 28 67%
Total Fat 3.15g 4%
Saturated Fat 1.56g 6%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 235mg 10%
Potassium 36mg 1%
Total Carbs 2.01g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
Sugars 0.79g 1%
Protein 1.61g 3%
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  • judee
    April 27, 2012
    I love Middle Eastern food. I love the variety in this mezze.
    1 reply
    • myra byanka
      April 27, 2012

      Spent a year in Greece and came to love Med food.


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